A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 176 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:34:12 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 10:34:12 / October 15, 2020 @ 10:34 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.38 km (16 miles). Event id: us6000c8hl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8hl. Exact location of event, longitude 100.3297 East, latitude -3.2484 South, depth = 25.38 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 176 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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